A Dresden woman is charged in the theft of a $23,000 utility vehicle.
49-year-old Linda Kay Batts-Morris is charged with Theft of Property over $10,000 and Filing a False Report.
Last week, Weakley County Sheriff’s officers recovered the UTV behind the home of Batts-Morris on the Paris Highway, where there was a mowed path from the driveway to the vehicle.
According to the arrest affidavit, Batts-Morris told officers different stories of how the UTV got there.
There were also tools valued at $15,000 stolen along with the UTV, about which Batts-Morris gave officers false information. The tools have not been recovered.
Batts-Morris is being held in the Weakley County Jail.